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Listen to my podcast from the Templecronan Loop and let your imagination carry you to the Burren, County Clare, on the Wild Atlantic Way. Click here to listen to my PODCAST I recorded recently about Templecronan Loop in The Burren, Co. Clare. “The footprints of an elder race are here, And memories of an old […]

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The most popular sacred site for my Inspirational Walks in the Burren is Colman’s Hermitage, Eagle’s Rock, Slieve Carran. This is a recording I did for Clare FM ‘Beyond Belief’ which was broadcast on Sunday, May 17th, 2020. Click here to listen to the recording. If you are interested in reading more about Colman’s Hermitage, […]

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On Sunday 14th June 2020, Pius Murray leads a guided walk, on the island of Inisheer (Inis Oirr), Aran Islands, to celebrate the Pattern Day of Caomhan, patron saint of the island. Meeting point: Bill O’Brien’s Doolin Ferry Co. Ticket Sales Office, Doolin Pier @ 09 30 Date: Sunday 14th June 2020 Departure to Inisheer: […]

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On Saturday August 15th 2020 join Pius Murray for an inspirational walk to celebrate Cinndhearg’s (Holy Woman of the Red Hair) Day on Inishmaan, Aran Islands. When: Saturday, August 15th., 2020. Meeting point: Bill O’Brien’s Doolin Ferry Co. Ticket Office, Doolin Pier, County Clare @ 09 30. More details will be shared in early 2020. […]

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Despite the recent bad spell of weather I have enjoyed many wonderful Guided Burren Walks with lovely people from all over the world.  On a recent glorious day I had the pleasure of rambling the Templecronan Loop and exploring the Burren landscape with two wonderful ladies Koni and Monica from Alberta USA and Toronto, Canada. […]

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Inishmaan(Inis Meain) is the least visited of the three Aran Islands and has the smallest population, 160 residents, who speak Irish/ Gaelic. Join me on a stroll of the villages on the island of Inishmaan, walking from west to east. Your starting point is Synge’s Chair (Cathaoir Synge) on the edge of a cliff, overlooking […]

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Our walk on Caomhan’s Day 14/06/2019 was a tremendous success.  We enjoyed a great day out in glorious weather.  Here are a few pictures from the day.  

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We had a glorious walk on Inishcealtra (Holy Island) on Easter Monday as part of National Pilgrim Paths Week 2019.  Inishcealtra is a special place and from the moment you step on the island you can feel peace and tranquility. Contact me if you would like to join me on a guided walk around this […]

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Let your imagination carry you to the Burren, County Clare, on the Wild Atlantic Way, and join me on a guided walk along the Templecronan Loop. This is an easy 5km. walk, on flat terrain around Carron village, County Clare. Your starting point is Cassidy’s Pub,Carron.  Following the purple arrows of the Carron Loop, you […]

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Saint Brigid’s Day, February 1st., the beginning of the season of spring in Ireland. “Anois teacht an earraigh,  Beidh an la dul chun sineadh…”                          -Antaine O Raifteiri Saint Brigid’s Cloak Leave Brigid’s cloak outdoors on Saint Brigid’s Eve from sunset to sunrise on […]

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